UMAA's Community Lecture Series 2019

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FEBRUARY 12 - MARCH 19, 2019

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February 12
Anna Klene | Professor, Geography
"60 Years of NASA and the Atmosphere"
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February 19
Steve Running | Regents Professor, Ecology
"Did You Know NASA Does Earth Science? A History"
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February 26
Mike Mayer | Professor, History
"Sputnik and the Launching of the Space Race"
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March 5
Nancy Hinman | Professor, Geosciences-Astrobiology
"There's No Place Like Home, Or Is There? Earth and its Neighbor Planets"
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March 12
Rob Browning | Lecturer, Science Fiction
"Science Fiction on the Eve of Apollo 11: The Space Odysseys of Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke"
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March 19
Nate McCrady | Associate Professor, Astrophysics
"To Infinity and Beyond: The Search for Life Beyond the Solar System"

  Six Tuesday nights
7-8:30 pm
University Center Theater
UC 3rd floor

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 Tickets purchased after Feb 4 will be held at Will Call and can be picked up on the date of the lecture at the theater.

Tickets for the series are available online or by calling the UMAA office. The cost is $25 ($20 for UMAA members) and $10 for students and covers all six lectures.

Please call UMAA at 243-5211 for questions and tickets.

Individual lecture tickets for $10 will be available at the door. Seats are limited and sell out quickly.

For information on special group rates, please contact Angela Weisenburger at 243-6439 or

This presentation is being recorded by Missoula Community Access Television as part of a Media Assistance Grant donated to the University of Montana Alumni Association by MCAT. The event will be aired on MCAT Channel 189 at a later date. For more information, visit

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